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Dying Coral Reefs to be Frozen, Preserved for the Future

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posted on Nov, 2 2009 @ 05:07 PM
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Dying Coral Reefs to be Frozen, Preserved for the Future


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This may be the bleakest forecast yet for coral reefs--researchers just concluded that the prospects for the world's coral reefs' survival are so slim that a plan must be launched to freeze samples in liquid nitrogen and preserve them for future generations.

The world's coral is dying out, due largely to rising temperatures in ocean waters. Too-warm temps cause mass bleaching in coral, which leads to widespread mortality in the reefs. And as the oceans continue to grow hotter, the coral will die at faster and faster rates.

So a meeting of researchers was held in Denmark to determine w
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posted on Nov, 2 2009 @ 05:07 PM
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I guess they are needing to preserve everything when it comes to the "So-Called" global warming. I don't know if this is a scare tactic or do they really know that some kind of disaster is coming and they are just not telling us about it.

First they are saving seeds in Antartica... now freezing the coral reef. I wonder what's next!!!

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[edit on 11/2/2009 by x2Strongx]



posted on Nov, 3 2009 @ 04:54 AM
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As an aquarist, I wonder if these people have thought about keeping live coral and growing it in fish tanks.



 
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